Crafts & Collection

2016
DEPARTMENT 14

Crafts and Collections

Superintendent – Linda Brendle (419) 937-2093 and John Brickner (419) 447-3137

Entries taken July 5-July 8 & July 11-July 13, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Judging Monday, July 25 in morning

     No entry fee, but all exhibitors must have purchased a 2016  Seneca County Fair membership or season ticket.  Those under 18 may enter under a parent’s membership or season ticket.

Exhibitors cannot be present during judging.

Judges decision is final and all awards are on the basis of merit.

Exhibits will be received on Sunday, July 24 in the Grange Building from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.  Articles may be removed Sunday, July 31 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.   (Carry out only.  NO vehicles allowed on grounds during tractor pull.)  Claim tickets will be checked.

Items entered in an incorrect category will not be changed after judging begins.

We, the directors of the Seneca County Fair, do not guarantee the safety of the exhibits; however, precautions will be taken for their protection.

NOTICE:  To determine if you are an amateur or professional, a professional is defined as a person active in teaching or selling your crafts or ceramics at stores, shows or by consignment.  If so, you must enter in the professional category.

CERAMICS

Rules:

  1. Articles once taken a premium cannot compete again.
  2. All ceramics must be fired.
  3. Bottoms and backs must be finished.
  4. No felt on bottoms.
  5. All ceramics must be made by the exhibitor.
  6. Sets of several pieces will be counted as one entry.
  7. More than one entry per category per exhibitor is acceptable; however, only one entry may receive a premium.
  8. Ceramics will be displayed inside cases and exhibitors must have claim tickets before items are released.

Class 1 – Ceramics, Amateur

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00; 3rd-Ribbon

Entry Number:

1.  China
2.  China Paint or tint on ceramics
3.  Dolls (features)
4.  Porcelain
5.  Glass, leaded, laminated or other type
6.  Underglaze
7.  Glaze
8.  Hand-built, coil slab, free form
9.  Dry Brushing
10. Fired Metallics – gold, silver, mother of pearl
11.  Stains
12.  Open Miscellaneous
13.  Glaze combination – more than one glaze
14.  Stoneware (pottery, not glazed)
15.  Lamps – completed
16.  Applied decoration, slip trailing, sprigging
17.  Holiday – seasonal
18.  Applied fired decal

Class 2 –Ceramics, Professional

Premium:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00; 3rd-Ribbon

Entry Number:

19.  China
20.  China Paint or tint on ceramics
21.  Dolls (features)
22.  Porcelain
23.  Glass, leaded, laminated or other type
24.  Underglaze
25.  Glaze
26.  Hand-built, coil slab, free form
27.  Dry Brushing
28.  Fired Metallics – gold, silver, mother of pearl
29.  Stains
30.  Open Miscellaneous
31.  Glaze combination – more than one glaze
32.  Stoneware (pottery, not glazed)
33.  Lamps – completed
34.  Applied decoration, slip trailing, sprigging
35.  Holiday – seasonal
36.  Applied fired decal

CLASS 3 – Ceramics, Youth

PREMIUM:  1st-$1.50; 2nd-$1.00; 3rd-Ribbon

Youth (Under 12 years of age)

Entry Number:

37.  Glazes

38.  Underglazes

39.  Stains

40.  Holiday

41.  Open Miscellaneous

Youth (Ages 12-17)

42.  Glazes

43.  Underglazes

44.  Stains

45.  Holiday

46.  Open Miscellaneous

PLASTERCRAFTS

CLASS 4 – Plastercrafts, Amateur

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:

47.  Acrylics and stains

48.  Features and realism

49.  Special effects

50.  Seasonal

51.  Dry brushing

52.  Misc. – combination on techniques

CLASS 5 – Plastercrafts, Professional

PREMIUMS:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:

53.  Acrylics and stains

54.  Features and realism

55.  Special effects

56.  Seasonal

57.  Dry brushing

58.  Misc. – combination of techniques

HOBBIES

Rules:

  1. All collections must fit in a 12×15 inch area and must be accompanied with or mounted on an attractive base, except card collection, which should be in plastic sheets and a binder.  If exhibit does not conform to size, the superintendent retains the privilege to condense such exhibit if necessary.
  2. Collections start with no less that 5 pieces, except card collections and legos.
  3. Collections must have been collected by the exhibitor.
  4. Exhibits earning a premium may not be displayed at the next year’s fair.
  5. Exhibitors are encouraged to record on a card any information of interest to the public concerning their display; card will enhance their score.
  6. More than one entry per category per exhibitor is acceptable; however, only one entry may receive a premium.

 

CLASS 6 – Hobbies, Collections, Adults

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:

59.  Salt and pepper shakers

60.  Cups and saucers

61.  Spoons

62.  Household items

63.  Old buttons

64.  Bells

65.  Animals

66.  Tin boxes

67.  Figurines

68.  Cards

69.  Miniature items

70.  Most unusual

71.  Magnets

72.  Stamps

73.  Jewelry

74.  Misc. items

CLASS 7 – Hobbies, Collections, youth

(Under 18 yrs. of age)

PREMIUM:  1st-$1.50; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:

75.  Animal collection

76.  Dolls

77.  Stickers

78.  Lego Collection Display

79.  Jewelry

80.  Button badges

81.  Trading cards

82.  Action figures

83.  Miniature farm equipment

84.  Miniature cars or trucks (ex. Matchbox)

85.  Miniature construction

86.  Disney items

87.  Misc. items

 

CRAFTS

RULES:

1.  No kits unless specified.

2.  All crafts must be made by exhibitor

3.  No more than two (2) entries per exhibitor in each

category.

4.  Models will be

rafts once taken a premium cannot compete again.

  1. More than one entry per category per exhibitor is acceptable; however, only one entry may receive a premium.

CLASS 8 – Crafts, Woodworking

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:

87.  Furniture – end tables, benches, night stands, etc.  No large items

88.  Shelves – no larger than 3 ft. x 2 ft.

89.  Lathe work – bowls, etc.

90.  Doll houses – kits accepted

91.  Bird houses

92.  Toys

93.  Any not listed – no large furniture

CLASS 9 – Crafts, WOODCARVING

PREMIUM:  1st -$2.00, 2nd – $1.00

Entry Number:
94. Animals
95. Fish
96. Birds
97. Miscellaneous
98. Jr. Carver (Under 18)

CLASS 10- Crafts, Miscellaneous Crafts

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:
99. Decorated bird house

100.Wreaths – Straw, grapevine, etc.

101.Flower arrangements – dried or silk

102.Handmade dolls/Country critter

103.Hand painted clothing

104.Other decorated clothing

105.Basketweaving

106.Holiday decorations

107.Leathercraft

108.Wall hangings

109.Original Other

110.Scrapbooks

111.Trash to treasure (creative use of recycling)

112.Contrived Flowers

Best of Show – Rosette

Donated by:

Best Wreath – Rosette

Donated by:

Best Flower Arrangement – Rosette

Donated by:

Best Painted Clothing – Rosette

Donated by:

Best Original/Other

Donated by:  Douglas Bland, 209 W Saffel Ave,

PO Box 141, Sycamore

CLASS 11 –  MODELS

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

RULES:

1.  Kits are included
2.  Model must be work of exhibitor
3.  Limit two entries per category
4.  Models will be judged on:  neatness, originality, scratch building if any, added details, paint and completeness.
5.  Models once taken a premium may not compete again.
6.  More than one entry per category per exhibitor is acceptable; however, only one entry may receive a premium.

Entry Number:

113.Airplanes

114.Rockets

115.Cars

116.Sci Fi

117.Trucks or vans

118.Motorcycles

119.Miscellaneous

ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES

RULES:

  1. Dealers are not permitted to enter.
  2. Antiques must be at least 75 years old.
  3. Cards giving a brief history of the item greatly enhance the interest of the item.
  4. Precautions will be taken to protect exhibits; exhibits will be displayed in cases and claim tickets are required for release.
  5. Exhibits earning a premium may not be displayed at the next year’s fair.
  6. More than one entry per category per exhibitor is acceptable; however, only one entry may receive a premium.

CLASS 12 – Antiques – Metal

PREMIUM:  1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00

Entry Number:

120.Silver

121.Brass

122.Pewter

123.Copper

124.Iron

125.Tinware

126.Coins

CLASS 13 – Antiques – China

PREMIUM:  1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00

127.Silver

128.Earthenware

129.Fine china

130.Figurines

CLASS 14 – Antiques – Glass

PREMIUM:  1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00

Entry Number:

131.Pressed

132.Cut

133.Blown

134.Milk Glass

135.Bottles

CLASS 15 – Antiques – Miscellaneous

PREMIUM:  1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00

Entry Number:

136.Toys

137.Tools

138.Paintings

139.Books

140.Bibles

141.Housewares

142.Postcards

143.Misc. paper goods

144.Any Seneca County item – no glassware

145.Any not listed

CLASS 16 – Collectables – Glassware

Note:  Collectables are items of interest that are UNDER 75 years of age.

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:

146.Pressed

147.Cut

148.Blown

149.Milk glass

150.Depression era glass

151.Tiffin glass

CLASS 17 – Collectables – China

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:

152.Cookie Jars

153.Pottery

154.China

CLASS 18 – Collectables – Miscellaneous

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:

155.Housewares

156.Advertisements

157.Toys

158.Any not listed

Best of Show – Rosette

Donated by:  Catherine Hunker

Seneca County Fair Memorabilia

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

RULES:

  1. May enter more than one entry per class; however, only one entry will receive a premium.
  2. Exhibits earning a premium may not be displayed at the next year’s fair.
  3. More than one entry per category per exhibitor is acceptable; however, only one entry may receive a premium.

CLASS 19 – Seneca County Fair Memorabilia

Entry Number:

159.Oldest Fairbook (premium list)

160.Scrapbooks

161.Oldest membership ticket

162.Oldest photograph taken on fairgrounds

163.Collection of ribbons

164.Collection of trophies

165.Oldest award (trophy, ribbon)

166.Grandstand entertainment program

167.Oldest 4-H related item

168.Misc. items

Best of Show

Donated by:  Catherine Hunker

 

Seneca County Nursing Homes

Seneca County Nursing Homes can display arts, crafts and needlework.  Ribbons will be awarded.  One season ticket required to each nursing home.  Items to be at fairgrounds Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Released Sunday, August 2, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.